77-85 Newington Causeway, Southwark, London, SE1 6BD
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A Perfect Theatre Experience.
A cosy, intimate, versatile venue with a classy variety of performances. This is what theatre is all about.
Just a minutes walk from bustling London Bridge station, just off Tootley Street sandwiched in-between the Ship Tavern and another generic pub/restaurant is the gateway to The Southwark Playhouse. Passing a small box office area with smiley young staff,...more
The Yelpers before me were right: It's a delightful, wonderful little venue!
Has an almost cavernous feel, and a quirky lounge reception area, with well priced drinks for a pre-show beer, cocktail or cappucino.
I saw their magical rendition of Miyazaki's "Howl's Moving Castle" and the intimate space was perfect, it worked really, really well and I really enjoyed it :)
I'll definitely be...more
Compared with Off-Broadway theatres in New York, the British playhouse offers beyond the theatrical experience. I am particularly fond of the low key and spacious bar and lounge area. It's more of a warehouse than a playhouse w/ public access just behind the theatre. No booking fee is required and just turn up even for a large group of 10-15. The prices are a bargain, e.g. £1 for a cup of...more
A friend of mine mentioned a cabaret night here called Encore, so I checked it out online, didn't find out very much and we went along last night not really knowing what to expect.
It set into the railway arches under London Bridge which is certainly atmospheric. On arrival we paid our £6, our hands were stamped and we walked into a vaulted room that operates as a foyer with a bar manned...more
The Southwark Playhouse is a delightful little venue which is a credit to the area. It is a little tricky to find but once you do, you'll be sure to have a good night - well, if you like theatre that is (and even if you don't, it is a great way to indulge in a little culture).
The venue shows a range of traditional and quirky performance arts and often have different types of performances on...more